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Meme Trilogy Part 2

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Now that all posters who haven't read the original meme trilogy are being permanently banned from /lit/ and redirected to /his/ (thanks Hiro), I think it's time to discuss which books should be in the second meme trilogy, so we can whittle down our userbase further. Thoughts?
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Not bad choices. 2666 should be a lock.
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>>7314233
Women and Men by Joseph McElroy definitely needs to be on there. It fits the criteria perfectly.
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The Stranger is missing
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>>7314233
Blood Meridian
>>7314245
There will be one or two posters remaining.
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>>7314233
Moby Dick
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Yeah get rid of Europe Central and swap it out for Absalom, Absalom! or TSATF
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>>7314245
Good thinking, it's probably a better pick than the Vollman. DFW having claimed that it "sucked canal water" only increases the memeing possibilities, frankly.
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>>7314240
Way too much unreasonable praise for this book. Not that it isn't good.

Vollmann has the potential to be next pynchon with his tomes. Really need to read him and check that out.
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>>7314265
lmao "unreasonable praise" did you even fucking read it
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Moby-Dick, War and Peace, Don Quixote
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>>7314265
Vollmann is intermittently great. His obsession with detailing thought and consciousness in grammar defying sentences sometimes leads him to valuing surface level emotion over depth. One wishes he knew when to turn off the page long sentences.
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>>7314256
>>7314258
>>7314246
>>7314260
>>7314281
I think Melville, Camus, McCarthy, Faulkner, Cervantes, and Tolstoy are all too readable and relatively easily understandable to be meme trilogy material. But of course, that's just my opinion. My criteria are basically:

>700+ pages
>hard to finish
>will make some people think it is the best novel ever written and some absolutely furious and convinced they've been rused by /lit/

All of the original meme trilogy fits this pretty well. Ideally, the second meme trilogy would be even longer, harder to read and even more divisive.

>>7314265
>>7314279
See, how pissed people are about 2666 is basically perfect evidence that it needs to be there.
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>>7314335
So we need Gaddis, Bolano... But who else?
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>>7314335
>>700+ pages
>>hard to finish
>>will make some people think it is the best novel ever written and some absolutely furious and convinced they've been rused by /lit/
Uh, Moby Dick fits that perfectly.
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2666
Underworld
????
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>>7314233
>Bolano
sorry, mexicans can't into literature. Literature is an expression of the Aryan spirit. The most mexicans can manage is OOGA BOOGA kil whitey'! check ur privilege fuck u im an aztec warrior
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>>7314353
Please leave.

>>7314352
The Recognitions bruh. That could be the new trilogy. Pretty heavy on the pomo though.
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>>7314335
>>7314347
I think Moby Dick fits. Moby Dick and 2666 should definitely be on the list. I need to reread both anyway.

Hopefully the other is one I haven't read to motivate me.
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>>7314233
This list is all pomo but whatever. I'd say swap Europe Central with Women and Men and then you'll have one of the most esoteric lists ever.
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>>7314335
I said "Moby-Dick, War and Peace, Don Quixote."

I'd say this is the normal-life meme trilogy. They're the three books most viewed as tomes to be conquered, among regular folk.
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>>7314347
>>7314368
Moby-Dick is pretty overwhelmingly loved by everyone I know who reads, both in real life and online. The cetology stuff is weird but not as off-putting and aggravating as some of the stuff that say, Gaddis does. I know relatively few literate people who have actually gotten mad at Moby-Dick. Just my opinion, of course.

>>7314352
DeLillo is a good idea too.

>>7314369
The original trilogy is pretty heavily pomo too. I would probably call Ulysses a modernist novel, but it's not much like most modernist novels.
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Should be Mason and Dixon instead of Europe Central
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>>7314400
the space below these can be the 4th novel, perhaps
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I vote Women and Men should be on it, definitely.

The other two, not sure. They have to have reputations for being difficult. But also weird. Not sure Recognitions is weird enough.
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Laura warholic; or, The Sexual Intellectual

This would fit incredibly well with 4chan and /lit/ attitude. Pretty hefty and requires dictionary, though easier than Pynchon. Very humorous too.
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>>7314412
You wanna go full meme ?
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Im not feeling the recognitions desu.

should also keep the formula of newest-newer-new classic.
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>>7314295
Meme Trilogy
Ulysses, IJ, GR

Meme Trilogy 2
>>7314352
>>7314365
This seems good (Underworld, 2666, Recog)

>>7314370
This should be e/lit/e trilogy
Though I feel since your getting best novels of English, Spanish, Russian, maybe add a German (no clue) and French (Swann's Way) one and make the e/lit/e pentology.
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>>7314420
oh

here are a few infos
>~1300 pages
>pomo
>inspired by Finnegans Wake
>Spaltentechnik
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hey maybe one of you senpais could help me out

I'm looking for books like:

2666
Savage Detectives
Europe Central
Underworld
Tree of Smoke
Zone by Mathias Enard

books that are:

long
detailed
complex
multiple story lines
but readable
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What is the correct order to read the meme trilogy in?
I went IJ > GR
(haven't read Ulysess yet)
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>no petersburg
>no ZETTEL'S TRAUM
>no foucault's pendulum
>no at swim-two-birds
etc.

SURE IS PLEB IN HERE
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Dhalgren?

Every time I search for 'infinite jest' on Amazon, Dhalgren is the second result.
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>>7314441
chill out man we're the meme trilogy has to be given birth in the most natural way possible

we cant force it
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>>7314439
The opposite that you just did
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>>7314441
>foucault's pendulum
Let's pick this, since it's on my shelf ready to be read.
I've already read 2666.

I don't really think you can pick this kind of thing, it has to arise naturally and everyone in this thread, myself included, is a massive faggot for acknowledging/participating in this meme meta-board horseshit. Tbh senpai.
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The one and only meme triology
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>>7314458
>tfw have read one these already
guess which one
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>>7314468
SS?
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the recognitions is already part of a trilogy
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>>7314468
legend of the 10 elemental masters, it has to be
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>>7314233
The Phantom Tollbooth
The entire Series of Unfortunate Events
and The Silver Chair (From the Chronicles of Narnia)

My Kids Meme Trilogy.
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>>7314420
>>7314441
>>7314430
You faggots haven't even read it
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>>7314412
Saving this photo for future reposting.
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>>7314472
Ye
I'll bench 300 one day
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>>7314420
>>7314430
I don't know enough about this one, will have to defer to others (as with everything, ultimately, of course). It's supposed to be like a German Finnegans Wake, right? For what it's worth I thought FW and Mason & Dixon don't belong on this one because Joyce and Pynchon have already been represented in the first trilogy, but anything on the level of Finnegans Wake should definitely be in the conversation.

>>7314418
I've never even heard of this one, sounds good and fucked up.

>>7314441
I don't think Eco or O'Brien are difficult to read at all, but that's just my opinion. Dunno what Petersburg is.

>>7314442
This is a good idea probably but maybe should be like an alt-SF trilogy? Dunno what else belongs on there, maybe the whole Gene Wolfe solar cycle.

>>7314439
probably ideally in order of publication but I read GR, then IJ, then Ulysses and I turned out fine.

>>7314370
>>7314429
Yeah I think there's something to be said for Moby-Dick, War & Peace and Don Quixote as a historically proven trilogy, one that pretty much everyone agrees are great and important books with lasting impact.
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>>7314420
Fuck

Why not Finnegan's itself
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>>7314481
Junge was redest du, ich fick dein Leben. Ich hab das Buch nicht nur gelesen du Wichser, ich hab es sogar auf deutsch gelesen du Fettarsch.
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>>7314486
We had JJ Abrams in the last list
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>>7314353
>>>/his/
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>>7314646
This is actually an appropriate time to say that.
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>>7314485
I'm for MD, WP, and DQ as well. It would be nice to have more historical classics on the second meme list and it can encourage rereading, new memes, more discussion.
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bump

Do we have our second meme trilogy?
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I haven't read Gaddis, but I have glanced some pages in the library and he's tough. DeLillo is pretty easy to read too. The meme trilogy has to be hard to understand (IJ isn't hard to read but DFW's autism is so prevalent it fits so well)

The Unnameable by Beckett is memey but it's not long enough. 2666 has memes peppered through it, I'd give it my vote.

Augie March?

>>7314660
/lit/ needs to talk about victorian lit more. Dickens is the most overlooked author on this board.
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>>7314707
Yeah it's really sad and I need to read more from that era. I looked at most of it before college so memory's fuzzy
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Define 'meme series'
>>7314415
R is extremely weird in that absolutely nothing is direct, but the most prominent theme is blatant from page one.
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>>7314233
Tristram Shandy
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>>7314233
2666 is a meme. i started it, got through the first two parts, read the rest. it sucked. so much anti us themes, it's ridiculous. there are a few rare ideas in the novel, but it ends as something underwhelming and definitely not worth the read through all those pages.
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>>7314760
Shit opinion
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For things which are legitimately consistently memed it would have to contain Stirner, don't know what else is as consistently memed outside the meme trilogy
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>>7314732
I've always ignored it, but Im taking a class on it now and its really making me feel pleb.

>>7314768
This. The Third and Fifth parts of that book are by far the best. The first two parts are great too, my least favorite was the fourth, but even that didn't feel like something I had to "get through."

>>7314770
Can we put blatent philosophy in the MT2? I think Stirner is actually perfect.
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>>7314245
What are said criteria?
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Should include Witz by Joshua Cohen
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Classics Trilogy (needs more discussion on the board):
Don Quijote, Moby-Dick, and & War Peace
Meme Trilogy:
Gravity's Rainbow, Infinite Jest, and Ulysses

Second Meme Trilogy:
2666, Women and Men?, ?
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2666, In Search of Lost Time, The Subspace Emmisary's Worlds Conquest
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This is fucking retarded and you're all retarded for thinking this should be a thing
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>>7314805
Joke Trilogy:
Legend of the 10 Elementals, The Subspace Emmisary's Worlds Conquest, ?
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>>7314233
What about the Cryptonimicron?
>>7314810
It'll make the board more fresh.
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Mason & Dixon, Suttree, The Pale King
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>>7314810
You don't understand the point. The creation of /his/ was a great change for /lit/. And if philosophical discourse mostly leaves /lit/, it will have to evolve.
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>>7314825
Only 1 of those books would work for a trilogy.
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So many people saying Women and Men but when I started a thread on it earlier no one had read it. I'm game for it to be on a list so people look it out but would it not be better for widely read books to be on it at least ?
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>>7314854
No, the goal of the list is to make a selection of the best, most esoteric novels.
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>>7314854
Isn't it impossible to find a copy?
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Mason & Dixon, Women & Men and The Recognitions is literally the only option
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>>7314871
They cost, like, over a hundred dollars. I'll probably get one in the future. Hopefully, the rumors of a reprint will prove true by then.
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>>7314854
>>7314857
>>7314871
I haven't read it but tbqh I think making an unfindable novel part of the more difficult trilogy is even better because obtaining a copy is now part of the challenge

>>7314810
lol if you don't come on /lit/ specifically to take part in retarded shit like this
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>>7314815
Whatever Tao Lin's newest book is at the time
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any edition of the meme trilogy should be modernism, post-modernism and some sort of non-post-modern movement, i don't want to stoop to saying postpostmodernism or metamodernism bc c'mon really but honestly meme trilogy Rd. 2:

>Moby-Dick
>Underworld or Mason & Dixon
>2666 or Blood Meridian
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>>7314890
I don't like Pynchon being in both lists. It's like giving Clint Eastwood Best Actor and Best Director for the same movie
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>>7315019
R is proto anti-post-modernism.
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>>7314748
Can we force this meme please? I would like that very much.
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>>7314748
>>7315091
Tristram Shandy, Ancient Evenings, 2666
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>>7314233
Switch Europe Central with The Tunnel.
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>>7314352
Underworld is shit m8. Ain't even hard either.
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>>7315103
Mailer isn't very /lit/, switch that with the recognitions and I'll vote for it.
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The original meme trilogy was IJ, GR, what was the third book again?
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>>7315177
my diary, desu
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>>7315177
Achilles
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Women and Men, Zettels Traum, Man Without Qualities
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>>7315177
Ulysses
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>>7315177
Never mind it was Ulysses I remember
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What is the criteria for being a meme book?
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>>7315217
long, hard, and rewarding or painful
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>>7314246
>The Stranger
I've been meaning to ask, what is the best translation of this?
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i have not read a single page of any of the meme trilogy
if mods exist, they will strike me where i stand
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>>7314245
To be truly meme it has to be widely available and sadly W&M isn't
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>>7315217
long, hard, and claims of eternal truth while actually full of pseudo knowledge
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>>7316072
But that adds to the challenge. And it might help it get reprinted.
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>>7314871
Get it from a library , that's what I did. Depends where you live but I live in Edinburgh and they had it in both the university and national library
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>>7314353
>has never read Águila o Sol by Octavio Paz.
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>>7314245
I second this, if only to get it reprinted
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>>7314473
i have instructions, started it years ago, it didn't gel. is it a worthwhile endeavor? I pretty much got the impression that levin just had a hard-on for super self-conscious DFW dialogue
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>>7316456
So are we set on 2666, Recognitions, and Women and Men?

And then we have a Classics trilogy consisting of Moby-Dick, Don Quijote, and War & Peace
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>>7316183
>pseudo knowledge
So essentially your pathetic platitude?
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>>7315223
Just like BBC
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>>7316514
the classics trilogy is solid

the meme trilogy 2 could be improved - not cohesive enough - they all seem to be from different worlds. 2666 is like a more recent infinite jest - known for being long and tough and strange but also has hipsters reading it. then women and men is a pretty obscure, out-of-print late '80s avant-garde novel. and then the recognitions is like classic late modernism. i think what held the original meme trilogy together is that the same person was likely to have these three books in mind as books they wanted to have read. everyone recognized they did make up a sort of trilogy, and the classics trilogy is the same thing, those are the three huge novels they show in cartoons when they want a big novel, they're archetypal.

on the other hand, though i say it could be improved, i dont know how i would improve it. it may be the best we can do.

random thought: the instructions and witz by joshua cohen may make 2/3rds of a jewish meme trilogy. dont know what the third book would be.

a naked singularity could go in a meme trilogy.
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>>7316541
A Naked Singularity
Book of Numbers
City on Fire
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The Anti-meme trilogy, lads.
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>>7316560
More like the suicide trilogy
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>>7316520

You could have said "my dick" and avoided being a kek.
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>>7316578
calm down cracker
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>>7316560
:O
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>>7314352
Gravity's Rainbow (military industrial complex)
Underworld (cold war)
2666 (globalization)

It's the theme trilogy.
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>>7314353
You realize Bolano's books are about a bunch of Nazis, right?
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My choices:
Petersburg-Bely
Prae-Miklós Szentkuthy
JR-William Gaddis
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>>7316625
Lel BTFO
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>>7314797
>long
>difficult/complex
>meme potential
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>>7316560
I've never heard of the second one.
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>>7314871
I own two copies. First and second printing. I've read neither.
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>>7316510
I thought it read super quickly given the length. Read it in under a week while I was working full-time. A lot of fun. It's basically just entertainment, though -- there's nothing very deep going on.
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Why is everybody agreeing so unanimously to put War and Peace in the historical trilogy when Dostoevsky was just voted the board's favorite writer? It seems like The Brothers Karamazov should be there instead.
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Throwing a vote in for The Tunnel by Gass. It'd fit perfectly with The Recognitions and Women and Men plus it's harder, more rewarding, and more esoteric than 2666.
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>>7314420
>full meme
but anon, that's not the cover of House of Leaves
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>>7314233
>>7314412


>basically the top row from this chart
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>>7314420
Full meme would be including 'Vivian Girls'.

Doesn't matter that nobody's read it, because nobody can.
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>>7317325
It's really cool to see Petersburg on there. I love that book.
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>>7314438

100 years of solitude
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Well, now that meme trilogy 2 is agreed upon, what about 3? With this we have a trilogy of trilogies.
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>>7321259
A Naked Singularity, Witz and City on Fire would be a good contemporary trilogy.
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>>7321259
Hmmm. If the first is an assembly of literary movements and the second (pic related) is ridiculously esoteric, then I feel that the third should have some motif, too. Afterall, there's no point in stringing together three books without some common theme or structure.
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>>7317308
this book triggers me. my old roommate was doing his masters on it, and kept saying 'but it's so deliberately structured, anon, you can't deny that it's the 21st century's most significant postmodernist text so far'.

Fuck Johnny Truant, what a horseshit book
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Flame Alphabet didn't meme out as much as i thought it would. Ben marcus is a g tho
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>>7321283
What's the second meme trilogy? Are we going with 2666, Women and Men, and Recognitions?
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>>7321296
yes
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>>7314233
This Town Will Never Let Us Go, The City Of The Saved, Warlords Of Utopia
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>Contemporary magical realist meme trilogy
2666 - Bolano
Ice Trilogy - Sorokin
Wizard of the Crow - Thiong'o

>Contemporary Proustian meme trilogy
My Struggle - Knausgaard
Neapolitan Novels - Ferrante
Lost Kingdom - Quignard
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The meme trilogy will remain the same you maroons.

It wasn't decided by a committee. It just represents the best of the best.
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>>7321296
Yes. It's probably one of the most esoteric compilation of books ever.
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>>7321358
Gravity's Rainbow and Infinite Jest are phenomenal, but there are better books
Mason & Dixon
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>>7321290
oh dat cover fwark
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>>7321358

It more represents a type of taste that 4chan likes and is also perhaps something you might not hear of before coming here.

Its like Iaaots for mu or something.
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>>7321397
yep it is cozy-craft-sale-core.
bad publishing choice
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I vote
>The Recognitions
>The Magic Mountain or The Man Without Qualities
>2666

I think it's a nice parallel to the other meme trilogy. Musil or Mann would both be great, and certainly fits the criteria. Musil moreso, since no one has read him.
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>>7321290
Yo can you tell me more about this book?
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>Moby-Dick
no questions asked, it's been getting discussed much more on here and rose a lot in the recent poll
>Mason & Dixon, Underworld or The Recognitions
post-modernism, probably shouldn't have pynchon again although he really does embody /lit's preferences on average and there doesn't seem to be enough delilo fandom here
>2666 or Blood Meridian
BM might not be long enough to be considered a meme book, I think 2666 fits perfectly for the "movement after post-modernism" slot
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Why 2666 and not Savage Detectives?
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>>7321642
Ehh, it seems like most people just want it to be as esoteric as possible, not a list of books from different literary movement.
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How about Mishima's Sea of Fertility?
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>>7321347
> 2666
> Magic realism
What?

Bolano hated magic realism.
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>>7321659
I was actually about reading those novels soon.
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>>7316622
>2666 (globalization)

Dude what
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>>7321642
how in the world is Moby-Dick meme trilogy material?
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>>7321648
Because 2666 fulfills meme criteria much better? It's longer, more esoteric, and "harder"
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>>7314438
The Recognitions and J.R. definitely
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>>7314457
>putting the Italian Dan Brown on the same pedestal as Bolano and Gaddis

i think not
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The Man Without Qualities
In Search of Lost Time
War & Peace
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>>7321711
long, heavily detailed

a miracle to literature
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>>7314233
>2666
>The Recognitions
>The tin drum
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This shit should be directed to /his/ desu
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>>7321296
time will tell
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>>7322281
Nice. Can you add the Classics Trilogy on there?

Moby-Dick, Don Quijote, and War & Peace

There's probably some Batman movie name that works with this trilogy.
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>>7321757
pleb detected
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>>7322288
I could, but I dont think I should. Is there really a need for two new meme trilogies ?

I think we should embrace the (it doesnt necessary has to be the one pictured) new trilogy as we did with the old one
let's get born in it
molded by it

but ye if there is a need for a classic trilogy I could do that easily
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>>7322303
Well that one isn't a meme trilogy. It's more of /lit/-core--books that are important that you have read.
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The original meme trilogy will carry on.

Some monkeys have tried this before. It never works because there is no reason for it.
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>>7314233
>Recognitions
>not JR
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>>7317325
Is Dubliners a good stepping stone before one reads Ulysses?
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>Not even one surrealist.
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>>7322341
The Recognitions is better and more difficult.
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>>7322326
can't the original meme trilogy carry the weight of the new one ?
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>>7322425
What new one?
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>>7322387
>recognitions
>difficult
Try harder m8
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god 2666 is awful. I just finished book 1 and literally nothing happened. There was no pynchonesque fun. There was no sincerity, there was no verbosity. I just read like 200 pages of literally nothing happening.

>he saw a very tall man walk into the bar
>maybe its archimboldi
>it's not archimboldi

E P I C

Anyone who likes this book has inculcated so much postmodern white guy ennui that they have literally stopped being human. Fuck 2666.
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>>7323176

I haven't read the book but you're a moron
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>>7320191
>>7321754

Thanks for the recs Anons.
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>>7322281
The Tunnel or Europa Central are better selections than Women and Men. At least they don't suck canal-water.
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>>7314233
IDK why /lit/ dickrides 2666 so hard. I really like Bolaño and I found it a step below The Savage Detectives. Hell I even like some of his shorter works better
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>>7322347
Dubliners->Portrait->Ulysses
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>>7322347
Yes, read his works chronologically.
It's also an amazing book by itself
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>>7323176
go to bed Kolsti
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>>7322347
I was fine with just the Odyssey and Portrait of the Fartist, though I'm sure Dubliners wouldn't hurt. But I think the best approach to Ulysses is just to dive right in without being afraid that you won't understand all of (almost nobody does), cos even if you only get a tenth of it its still well worth reading. Its a much less intimidating book than the memes make it seem imo
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>>7323176
>being this pleb

jfc
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The new meme trilogy: the old testament, the new testament, infinite jest
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>>7324054
Why
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>>7324041
Isnt Europa Central a tad to easy to read to be included in the meme trilogy ?
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>>7323176
News flash: nothing "happens" in Pynchon, either. It's all meaningless meme drivel.
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>>7324944
OK Dan Schneider
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>>7324952
Drake & Josh has more meaning and cultural value than anything Pynchon has ever written to be quite completely honest family
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>>7314748
I remember trying to read Tristram Shandy back in freshman year (of college) and becoming increasingly frustrated with it until I put it down. I came back to it years later and couldn't stop until I finished. I'm sure that's a common experience, but I'm still amazed by how growing up changed my taste and appreciation for a book I absolutely loathed just a few years ago.
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>>7324944
You're factually wrong.
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Where can I find an inexpensive copy of Women and Men? Should I just look up a pdf?
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>long
>detailed
>complex

Needs Les Misérables
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>>7325369
>Les Misérables
>complex
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>>7325386
damn, beat me to it
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>>7314233
The Philmarilion / UTV
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>>7326744
this is startlingly accurate
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>>7326744
Are there more like these?
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>>7314480
But all of those books are genuinely good and not particularly controversial. I thought the meme trilogy would be something difficult and of questionable quality, if simply due to the literary format that obfuscates certain aspects, which can be frustrating as fuck.

Also, might I suggest Thus Spoke Zarathustra? Or does the original language of the novel have to be English? Because Zarathustra fits the criteria: difficult to read, highly controversial and written in a literary style that can prove frustrating to the less patient or novice reader.
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>>7326744
If GR is actually like those others I'm having doubts about bothering to read it.
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>>7328172
Catch-22 is great, faggot.
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>>7328172
If a meme dissuades you from reading a book, then I don't know what to say frankly.
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A Naked Singularity fits perfectly into a new meme trilogy.
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>>7326744
Hahahahahahahahah

We need more of these
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Squirtle: Brave new world
Wartortle: ???
Blastoise: Infinite jest
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I like the idea of it being:
The Recognitions (replacing GR)
2666 (replacing IJ)
The Man Without Qualities (replacing Ulysses)
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>>7316756
>Prae
He is right. And why?
Here's an excerpt from a dissertation about Prae:
A novel with
almost no plot, Prae consists mostly of interior monologues, some of them so complex that
reading and understanding a single page may easily take several hours. It is often impossible
to know even what a given monologue is about, since Szentkuthy uses philosophical and
scientific terms without defining them, and discusses topics and authors without explicitly
identifying them. Moreover, Szentkuthy’s associations and conclusions are often so hermetic
and bizarre that it seems impossible to discern what he sought to convey with them.
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>>7328908
I think Dos Passos's USA Trilogy should be the modernist pick.
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>>7328934

I wish USA would become a meme. It's unappreciated these days.
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